Section 11-42-154

Forwarding of statement of vote to probate judge and canvassing of returns; ascertainment and publication of election results.

Within five days after such election the mayor or other chief executive officer shall forward to the probate judge of the county in which such municipalities are located a statement in writing, showing the number of votes cast for and against the proposed consolidation, and the probate judge shall canvass the returns made to him and ascertain the number of votes cast for and against consolidation and publish the same by posting written notice at the courthouse door of the county.

(Acts 1919, No. 423, p. 547; Code 1923, §1862; Code 1940, T. 37, §221.)